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Constituting Scotland: The Scottish National Movement and the Westminster Model

W. Elliot Bulmer


The rise of the Scottish national movement has been accompanied by the emergence of distinct constitutional ideas, claims and arguments, which may affect constitutional design in any future independent Scotland. Drawing on the fields of constitutional theory, comparative constitutional law, and Scottish studies, this book examines the historical trajectory of the constitutional question in Scotland and analyses the influences and constraints on the constitutional imagination of the Scottish national movement, in terms of both the national and international contexts. It identifies an emerging S ... More

Keywords: Scotland, Independence, Constitution, Constitutional Design, Comparative Constitutionalism, Written Constitution, Westminster Model

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780748697595
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: January 2018 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748697595.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

W. Elliot Bulmer, author
International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance